ABOUT THE EPISODE
Guest Eddie Bonine, the Executive Director of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association, joins hosts Brady and Anna on Louisiana’s Playground to discuss the LHSAA’s role in bringing high-quality championship events to Southwest Louisiana. The trio touch on the behind-the-scenes preparations from the staff involved to the way the brackets are put together, as well as what to expect from a championship atmosphere.
ABOUT THE GUEST
Eddie Bonine is the Executive Director of the LHSAA. He’s been in that role since 2015, coming over from a similar role in Nevada. He’s been a coach and teacher, an administrator, and now, a guest on Louisiana’s Playground Podcast.
MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub has been the Lake Charles go-to for an Irish pub experience for nearly two decades. The servers wear traditional kilt attire adorning the hunting colors of the MacFarlane clan. The family-owned and operated pub is conveniently located in downtown Lake Charles just off Interstate 10. The bar boasts more than 140 Belgian/Scottish beers and premium whiskeys to go along with an extensive menu that focuses on seafood and traditional pub fare! MacFarlane’s is a perfect lunch, brunch or dinner spot any time of the year, but especially shines on St. Patrick’s Day
@visitlakecharles In Episode 13 of Louisiana’s Playground Podcast, Anna and Brady visit MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub in Lake Charles! 🇮🇪🏴🍀 MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub has been the Lake Charles go-to for an Irish pub experience for nearly two decades. The servers wear traditional kilt attire adorning the hunting colors of the MacFarlane clan. The bar boasts more than 140 Belgian/Scottish beers and premium whiskeys to go along with an extensive menu that focuses on seafood and traditional pub fare: including Shepard’s pie, fish and chips, and haggis. 🍻 MacFarlane’s 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival kicks off with breakfast from 5:30am until lunch starting at 11am. Live music begins at noon with performances from Beth Patterson, Hugh Morrison, Piper Rock Scissors, and Celt Iberia in Houston. There will be Jameson, Beer, Scotch, and Bourbon tastings; as well as hourly shot specials and drink specials all day. Don’t miss out on many local vendors and fire dancers starting at 8pm. 📍 417 Ann St, Lake Charles 🎙️Listen here or anywhere you get your podcast: visitlakecharles.org/podcast/ Envie (sounds like an vi) Eats: The desire to eat. A lot. #LouisianasPlayground #EnvieEats #Podcast #VisitLakeCharles #StPatricksDay #lakecharles #lakecharlesla #lakecharleslouisiana #irish #stpaddysday ♬ Irish Jigs (Instrumental Version) - Irish Pub Music & Irish Celtic Music & Celtic Spirit